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  • Beneath the cuticle of these regions are situated the luminous organs, consisting of layers of cells which may be regarded as a specialized portion of the fat-body) Both the male and female fireflies emit light, as well as their larvae and eggs, the egg being luminous even while still in the ovary.
  • The footless larvae are elongate, worm-like and very active; they feed upon almost any kind of waste animal matter, and when full-grown form a silken cocoon.
  • It would be difficult to explain why and whither ants whose heap has been destroyed are hurrying: some from the heap dragging bits of rubbish, larvae, and corpses, others back to the heap, or why they jostle, overtake one another, and fight, and it would be equally difficult to explain what caused the Russians after the departure of the French to throng to the place that had formerly been Moscow.
  • The number of larvae needed to treat an aphid infestation will vary on the number of aphids present.
  • Free living barnacle larvae are chemically attracted to barnacle shells and tend to settle among established adults.

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